The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 73 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 22 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.70% 1.61% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 3.41% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 27
Average salary £45,000 £53,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% +63.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £61,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
PowerShell
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
542 645 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.82% 47.22% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 342 437 539
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 14 (40.00%) C#
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
5 12 (34.29%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (22.86%) DevOps
8 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
8 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.00%) Perl
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
10 6 (17.14%) SCCM
10 6 (17.14%) VMware
10 6 (17.14%) Ruby
10 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
10 6 (17.14%) SQL
10 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.29%) VBScript
11 5 (14.29%) C++
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 5 (14.29%) SLA
11 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (14.29%) Application Packaging

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
2 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) MSBuild
3 4 (11.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.71%) AdminStudio
4 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) MSI
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) WinDbg
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Back Office
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Administrator
1 7 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (17.14%) Server Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
1 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 5 (14.29%) REST
1 5 (14.29%) WCF
2 4 (11.43%) SOAP
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 4 (11.43%) VMS
9 2 (5.71%) Debian
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) DevOps
2 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) MVC
4 4 (11.43%) Web Development
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) Release Management
5 3 (8.57%) SDLC
5 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) Network Design
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Software Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
7 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) Perl
3 6 (17.14%) Ruby
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.29%) C++
4 5 (14.29%) VBScript
5 4 (11.43%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.57%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) VB
7 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (5.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) MetaFrame
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (17.14%) SCCM
3 3 (8.57%) Puppet
4 2 (5.71%) Ansible
5 1 (2.86%) Munin
5 1 (2.86%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Intel
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.43%) Sage
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) IronPort
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Varonis
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O'Connell Resourcing
Salary: Unspecified : Excellent Compensation and Benefits package on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 46k per year
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Search Consultancy
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FPSG Connect
Salary: £46000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £21000 per annum
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